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Root Beer Whoopie Pies :rectnt

Root Beer Whoopie Pies

Source: The recipe came with the Wilton Whoopie Pie Pan I recently purchased.
The original recipe was for Chocolate Whoopie Pies which I altered to make Root Beer Whoopie Pies.
Ingredients:

Non-stick cooking spray

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon root beer extract
2 1/3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
Whoopie Pie Filling (recipe follows)

Whoopie Pie Filling

6 tablespoons butter, softened
1 12 cups confectioners' sugar, sifted
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 7 ounce jar marshmallow creme
1 teaspoon root beer extract

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350degrees.
Lightly spray Whoopie Pie Pan with nonstick cooking spray.
In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, about 3 minutes.
Add egg and root beer extract, beat until well combined.
In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add half the dry ingredients into the butter mixture and mix on low speed.
When dry ingredients are almost incorporated, stop the mixer and add the buttermilk.
Continue to mix on low speed until all ingredients are almost incorporated.
Stop the mixer and add the remaining dry ingredients.
Mix on low until just combined.
Spoon 2 Tablespoons of batter into each cavity, spread batter to the edges.
Cavity should be about 2.3rd full.
Bake for 8 -10 minutes, or until the top of the cake springs back when touched.
Allow cakes to cool in pan for 8 minutes.
Cool completely before filling.
To assemble pies, spread filling on one cake and sandwich with another cake.

Makes 12 Whoopie Pies (24 cakes total)

Filling Instructions:

In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer until creamy.
Add sugar and salt to the butter, mix well.
Add marshmallow creme and root beer extract, blend well.
Use immediately to fill whoopie pies or refrigerate covered up for up to one week.
Bring back to room temperature and lightly beat before using.

Makes about 2 1/2 cups of filling, enough to fill 12 Whoopie Pies.
In


I found the cakes to be thicker than I wanted, so the next time I made them, I used only 1 1/2 Tablespoons of batter in each cup. They are still thicker than I need, but I don't know if I can get the batter thin enough to cover the bottom of each pan so may keep them as is.

Also, the filling makes enough for two batches of pies. I would like to make it thicker, but again, it isn't easy to pile it that high and close up the pies!

Posted by GourmetGal
August 10, 2012

COOKIES - BARS, BROWNIES & BISCOTTI # 32

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